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An apparent quantized thermal Hall effect in a magnetic insulator

Majorana quantization and half-integer thermal quantum Hall effect in a Kitaev spin liquid Authors: Y. Kasahara, T. Ohnishi, Y. Mizukami, O. Tanaka, Sixiao Ma, K. Sugii, N. Kurita, H. Tanaka, J. Nasu, Y. Motome, T. Shibauchi, and Y. Matsuda arXiv:1805.05022 Recommended with a commentary by Leon Balents, Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, UCSB. |View Commentary […]

Classic rock revival

1. High pressure floating-zone growth of perovskite nickelate LaNiO3 single crystals Authors: Junjie Zhang, Hong Zheng, Yang Ren and J. F. Mitchell arXiv:1705.00570 2. LaNiO3 – a highly metallic and antiferromagnetic strongly correlated transition metal oxide Authors: Z. W. Li, H. Guo, Z. Hu, L. Zhao, C.-Y. Kuo, W. Schmidt, A. Piovano, T. W. Pi, […]

Spontaneous oscillations in quantum systems

Floquet Time Crystals. Authors: Dominic V. Else, Bela Bauer, and Chetan Nayak. arXiv:1603.08001 Recommended with a commentary by Leon Balents, UCSB. |View Commentary| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_June_2016_01

Thermal Hall effect in a paramagnet

Thermal Hall conductivity in the frustrated pyrochlore magnet Tb2Ti2O7. Authors: Max Hirschberger, Jason W. Krizan, R. J. Cava, and N. P. Ong. arXiv:1502.02006(2015) Recommended with a commentary by Leon Balents, KITP, UCSB. |View Commentary| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_March_2015_02

Non-Fermi Liquid Phases and Intertwined Orders in Semimetals with Quadratic Band-Touching

1. Non-Fermi liquid and topological states with strong spin-orbit coupling Authors: E-G. Moon, C. Xu, Y. B. Kim, and L. Balents Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 206401 (2013) 2. Superconductivity on the brink of spin-charge order in doped honeycomb bilayer Authors: O. Vafek, J. M. Murry, and V. Cvetkovic Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 147002 (2014) 3. […]

Superconducting instabilities of quantum critical metals

Are non-Fermi-liquids stable to Cooper pairing? Authors: Max A. Metlitski, David F. Mross, Subir Sachdev, T. Senthil. arXiv:1403.3694(2014) Recommended with a commentary by Leon Balents, KITP, UCSB. |View Commentary| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_May_2014_01

Unusual Conductance Quantization and Possible Nuclear Spin Ordering in a Semiconductor

1. Evidence for Helical Nuclear Spin Order in GaAs Quantum Wires Authors: C. P. Scheller, T.-M. Liu, G. Barak, A. Yacoby, L. N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, and D. M. Zumbühl arXiv:1306.1940 Recommended with a Commentary by Leon Balents, KITP, UCSB |View Commentary (PDF)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_June_2013_01

Identifying a spin liquid on the Kagome lattice using quantum entanglement

1. Identifying Topological Order by Entanglement Entropy. Authors: Hong-Chen Jiang, Zhenghan Wang, and Leon Balents. arXiv:1205.4289v1 2. Nature of the Spin Liquid Ground State of the S = 1/2 Kagome Heisenberg Model. Authors: Stefan Depenbrock, Ian P. McCulloch, and Ulrich Schollwoeck. arXiv:1205.4858v1 Recommended with a commentary by Ashvin Vishwanath, UC Berkeley |View Commentary (PDF)| DOI: […]

A better oxide interface?

1. Electrostatic carrier doping of GdTiO3 /SrTiO3 interfaces. Authors: Pouya Moetakef, Tyler Cain, Daniel G. Ouellette, Jack Y. Zhang, Dmitri O. Klenov, Anderson Janotti, Chris G. Van de Walle, Siddharth Rajan, S. James Allen, and Susanne Stemmer. Appl. Phys. Lett. 99 232116, (2011) 2. Carrier-controlled ferromagnetism in SrTiO3. Authors: Pouya Moetakef, James R. Williams, Daniel […]

Anomalous Hall effect and chiral spin liquid in a metallic pyrochlore

Time-reversal symmetry breaking and spontaneous Hall effect without magnetic order Authors: Yo Machida, Saturo Nakatsuji, Shigeki Onoda, Takashi Tayama, and Toshiro Sakakibara Nature, 463, 210, 2010. Recommendation and Commentary by Leon Balents, KITP, UCSB |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_February_2012_02

More or different? Exploring analogs of the cuprates in other oxides

1. Pseudogap of metallic layered nickelate R2-xSrxNiO4 (R=Nd, Eu) crystals measured using angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy Authors: M. Uchida, K. Ishizaka, P. Hansmann, Y. Kaneko, Y. Ishida, X. Yang, R. Kumai, A. Toschi, Y. Onose, R. Arita, K. Hel, O. K. Andersen, S.Shin, Y. Tokura arXiv:1012.5516 2. Phase-Sensitive Observation of a Spin-Orbital Mott State in Sr2IrO4 Authors: B. […]

Magnetic monopoles in spin ice

1) Magnetic monopoles in spin ice Authors: C. Castelnovo, R. Moessner, and SL Sondhi ArXiv:0710.5515, Nature, 451 (7174):42-45, 2008. 2) Signature of magnetic monopole and Dirac string dynamics in spin ice Authors: LDC Jaubert and PCW Holdsworth ArXiv:0903.1074, Nature Physics, 5(4):258-261, 2009. 3) Measurement of the charge and current of magnetic monopoles in spin ice […]

Topological Band Insulators in two and three dimensions in spin-orbit coupled systems

A. Quantum Spin Hall Effect in Graphene Authors: A. C. Kane and G. Mele Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 226801 (2005) B. Quantum Spin Hall Effect and Topological Phase Transition in HgTe Quantum Wells Authors: A. Bernevig, T. Hughes, S.C. Zhang Science, 314, 1757 (2006) C. Topological invariants of time-reversal-invariant band structures Authors: J. […]

Correspondents prior to last two years

Elihu Abrahams, Rutgers University | View Contributions | Vivek Aji, University of California, Riverside |  View Contributions | Jason Alicea, California Institute of Technology | View Contributions | David Andelman, Tel Aviv University | View Contributions | Philip Anderson, Princeton University, Princeton | View Contributions | Arezoo M. Ardekani, University of Notre Dame | View Contributions | […]

Semiclassical dynamics and long time asymptotics of the central spin problem

Authors: Gang Chen, Doron L. Bergman, and Leon Balents Recommended with a commentary by Leonid Glazman, Minnesota | View Commentary (pdf) | JCCM_May07_01

Supersolid order on the triangular lattice

Authors: S. Wessel and M. Troyer Phys. Rev. Lett. Vol. 95, 127205 (2005) Authors: D. Heidarian and K. Damle Phys. Rev. Lett. Vol. 95, 127206 (2005) Authors: R. G. Melko, A. Paramekanti, A. A. Burkov, A. Vishwanath, D. N. Sheng, and L. Balents Phys. Rev. Lett. Vol. 95, 127207 (2005) Authors: R. […]

Quantum criticality beyond the Landau-Ginsburg-Wilson paradigm

Authors: T. Senthil, L. Balents, S. Sachdev , A. Vishwanath, and M. P. A. Fisher Physical Review B 70, 144407 (2004) Recommended and Commentary by Bertrand I. Halperin, Harvard University. | View Commentary (pdf) | (JCCM_Apr05_02)